Events & Awards


Check out upcoming events for prospective and current graduate students.

Graduate Student Research Recognition Day

Save the date! The ninth-annual Biomedical Sciences Programs Research Recognition Day takes place Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Coffman Union Great Hall

All faculty, students, postdocs and staff from the biomedical sciences graduate programs are cordially invited.  Registration is free, but required.


  • Keynote Speaker: Eugene Koonin, PhD, Ph.D., Senior Investigator and the leader of the Evolutionary Genomics Group in the Computational Biology Branch of the National Center for Biotechnology Information
  • Presentations by the 2017 Milne-Brandenburg Award winners.
  • Graduate Student Posters

  • 3-Minute Thesis Competition
 (1st and 2nd place prizes and the People's Choice Award

Special thanks to our 2017 Graduate Student Planning Committee:
 Ajeetha Joseph Rajan, BMBB; Amber Lockridge, IBP
; Sarah Namugenyi, MICaB;  Anna Ingebretson, NSCI
; Catherine Lee, MCDB&G; Lisa Chesner, PHCL

Program Day Agenda - coming soon!

    Meet & greet!

    Visit our booth at these upcoming conferences or come meet us at these campus visits in 2017:

    February 23, 2017
    University of Central Florida - Campus Visit, hosted by Dr. Michael Aldarondo-Jeffries

    February 24, 2017
    Florida International University - Campus Visit, hosted by the Honors College and MARC Program

    February 25, 2017
    Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) - Florida Atlantic University

    March 2-4, 2017
    Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM (ERN) -  Washington, D.C.